Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, April 29th, 2016 - 50 comments
“Nick Smith reckons Akld housing’s more affordable now than before National came to power”
Written By: - Date published: 2:01 pm, April 24th, 2016 - 35 comments
The Standard has obtained a copy of a Crosby Textor memo concerning risks posed by Murray McCully’s handling of issues surrounding the awarding of the contract for the Niue resort.
Written By: - Date published: 10:56 am, April 24th, 2016 - 60 comments
Hide’s Herald piece today is straight out of Dirty Politics Farrar’s playbook.
Written By: - Date published: 9:02 am, April 22nd, 2016 - 201 comments
The New Zealand Initiative has produced a research paper attacking the proposal for a sugar tax. But who is it and who is it speaking on behalf of?
Written By: - Date published: 10:59 am, April 21st, 2016 - 122 comments
Little is doing his job. Dirty Politics Farrar is spinning like mad. The real questions are – who knew about the donations, when did they know, and were they involved in awarding the contract?
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, April 21st, 2016 - 187 comments
John Key, explaining why he had an account with tax avoidance specialists Antipodes Trust Group, said he used the firm because his long-term friend, Ken Whitney, is a principal at the firm and has been his private lawyer for many years. The flaw in that theory is that Whitney is not currently a lawyer.
Written By: - Date published: 7:03 pm, April 19th, 2016 - 85 comments
Our Glorious Leader John Key Il is considering a formal extradition treaty with China. No doubt some genuinely bad people will be sent back, but China’s definition of ‘criminal’ is very, very broad. Why are we sucking up to a country lacking both democracy and a legitimate judicial system? Could it be the money? Could it be the pandas?
We used to be better than this. And not so long ago. Where did we go wrong?
Written By: - Date published: 4:03 pm, April 13th, 2016 - 205 comments
National are now so convinced of their invulnerability that they have taken to actively insulting us. You couldn’t make this stuff up.
Written By: - Date published: 8:41 am, April 12th, 2016 - 37 comments
Don Brash has been resuscitated and is complaining about privilege and preferential treatment. Not of rich old white people like himself but because Maori rights to Taonga may be recognised.
Written By: - Date published: 8:01 am, April 1st, 2016 - 220 comments
Imperator Fish warns us of the terrifying cost of Labour’s UBI.
It’s even worse than you think.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, March 31st, 2016 - 116 comments
Labour’s discussion of a possible UBI is still generating debate.
Written By: - Date published: 12:33 pm, March 27th, 2016 - 47 comments
Bunnings management has insisted that a defibrillator bought by the workers at its Dunedin Store be given away to charity.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, March 24th, 2016 - 142 comments
John Key and an array of National sock puppets have misrepresented Labour’s UBI proposal as party policy and as being very expensive when it is not party policy and when a variety of different potential forms have been raised for discussion.
Written By: - Date published: 9:40 pm, March 21st, 2016 - 27 comments
Now that the Key tea pot tapes defamation case has been settled and John Key has accepted that Bradley Ambrose accidentally recorded the content of Key’s discussion with John Banks the original tape can now be released …
Written By: - Date published: 1:45 pm, March 18th, 2016 - 147 comments
The Taxpayers Union has chosen not to criticise multinational corporation tax avoidance even though it increases the tax obligations of New Zealanders.
Written By: - Date published: 1:32 pm, March 7th, 2016 - 38 comments
I/S at No Right Turn on hospital waiting lists – and those that don’t even make it on them.
Written By: - Date published: 11:50 am, March 2nd, 2016 - 64 comments
In a shock horror expose Andrew Little has been exposed as having had dinner with people who work for drug companies. Clearly according to some it is better for him to never meet these people. Or to stop having dinners.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, March 2nd, 2016 - 19 comments
Imperator Fish analyses the implications of that restaurant guy’s announcement that he will also seek to become Auckland super city’s next mayor.
Written By: - Date published: 8:06 am, March 1st, 2016 - 232 comments
A term made up by the usual suspects to mock and belittle any criticism of their primary asset.
Written By: - Date published: 9:13 pm, February 29th, 2016 - 37 comments
Lying, incompetent or duped. One of these descriptions applies to Transport Minister Simon Bridges. He’s been sprung allowing Kiwirail to mothball a rail line he has repeatedly said was not under threat. What did he know and when? If he didn’t know, why the hell didn’t he know?
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, February 27th, 2016 - 72 comments
David Seymour will at ACT’s conference today outline why ACT and not the Greens is the real environmental party.
Written By: - Date published: 10:43 am, February 25th, 2016 - 84 comments
In an apparent irony free statement Don Brash is complaining that young Maori woman Josie Butler may be the recipient of some privilege.
Written By: - Date published: 4:47 am, February 19th, 2016 - 47 comments
Good news for law abiding bloggers, the foolish Cameron Slater has to find about 8k to pay for his latest legal hiding by Matthew Blomfield. Whining about these actions to the press like Cameron always does, won’t stop the disciplinary actions. He needs to stop acting like a arsehole blogger.